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Synonyms for meretriciousˌmɛr ɪˈtrɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meretricious(adj)

    like or relating to a prostitute

    gilded, flashy, tawdry, cheap, specious, tacky, flash, gimcrack, tatty, garish, brassy, trashy, loud, gaudy

    tasteful, sincere

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)

    tastelessly showy

    forte, crummy, brazen, brazen-faced, chintzy, ratty, audacious, specious, loud, punk, shabby, flashy, meretricious, jazzy, cheapjack, bodacious, inexpensive, tinny, bum, cheap, sleazy, trashy, brassy, insolent, gaudy, garish, tatty, shoddy, sporty, cheesy, tawdry, brasslike, moth-eaten, bald-faced, barefaced, gimcrack, chinchy, flash, showy, tacky, gilded, rubbishy

    sincere, tasteful

  3. gilded, meretricious, specious(adj)

    based on pretense; deceptively pleasing

    tawdry, flashy, garish, gilded, luxurious, gimcrack, meretricious, tacky, aureate, trashy, golden, flash, spurious, sumptuous, loud, brassy, cheap, princely, specious, gold, grand, deluxe, tatty, gaudy, gilt, opulent

    sincere, tasteful


  1. meretricious(adjective)

    tatty, trashy, tawdry, tacky, gaudy, garish, flashy, cheap, gimcrack, brassy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meretricious(a.)

    of harlots

  2. meretricious(a.)

    libidinous, lustful

  3. meretricious(a.)

    deceitful (by false show), spurious, false, sham, make-believe, not genuine

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